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  Three on Thursday - PCE Price Index: Breaking Down the Basics
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In this week’s “Three on Thursday,” we explore the Personal Consumption Expenditures (PCE) Price Index, which became the Federal Reserve’s preferred inflation gauge starting in 2000. This shift occurred after Federal Reserve Chairman Alan Greenspan highlighted its advantages in The Monetary Policy Report to Congress. The Fed favors the PCE Price Index over the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for several reasons.

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